Meet Our Therapists

Brighter Sky Counseling serves children, adolescents, individuals and families. We are licensed therapists, together with over 30 years of experience working in the field of mental health. Find out more about our therapists below.


Julia Chandler, LCPC



Julia works with adults, adolescents and families, and values the importance of family involvement in therapy. She has experience in treating concerns around anxiety, depression, trauma, self harming behaviors and helps her clients create confidence and to find a voice in their life. Julia also offers group therapy sessions for adolescents to build healthy mindsets and self worth.

To find out more about Julia and schedule a session click HERE.


Erin Tate, MSW,LCSW



Erin works with adolescents and adults individually and with families. She specializes in issues of anxiety and depression and works to serve the unique needs of the LGBTQ community. Erin’s approach is energetic, goal focused and person centered. She works hard to create the foundation of trust with those she works with and believes this is the core of the power that therapy can offer.

To find out more about Erin and schedule a session click HERE.


Cara Carter, LCPC, LAC

Clinician and Mindful Yoga Therapist


Cara works with adolescents and adults. She has experience in anxiety, depression,eating disorders, trauma, substance use, and people who are struggling with big transitions in their life. She creates a safe environment for healing. Cara Carter offers a unique and beautiful therapeutic approach using Mindful Based Yoga Therapy. Cara’s goal is to provide individuals with an empowering and healing way to connect emotion and bodywork. Cara uses these techniques to help individuals with concerns around trauma, depression, anxiety, grief and other life stressors.

To find out more about Cara and schedule a session click HERE .


Staci West,




Staci West works with adolescents and adults, serving those who are struggle to feel worthy and confident in their lives. Staci specializes specifically in issues of anxiety and OCD. Staci has a compassionate heart and creates a space of healing and hope for the individuals that she serves.

To find out more about Staci and to schedule a session click HERE.


Stephanie Clifton,




Stephanie Clifton, works primarily with children and families. Stephanie brings energy to her work with children and families, she knows that children learn through play and often parents benefit from support and education about helping their children.

To find out more about Stephanie and to schedule a session click HERE.


Erin Bratsky, MSW, LCPC



Erin Bratsky works primarily with individuals struggling with concerns around depression, anxiety, trauma and self confidence. Erin is passionate about helping individuals work through challenges in life and to begin to find the courage to be present in their own life.

To find out more about Erin and schedule a session click HERE.


Want to join our team? Find our more here. 

At Brighter Sky Counseling we work hard to ensure you feel safe and comfortable. Take a look at our office space and get a sense of our style and personality. We are looking forward to working with you.

Staff at Brighter Sky Counseling are also dedicated to being a part of Billings and being involved in community events and services. Check out our involvement in the 2018 Out of the Darkness Walk and 406 Pride.